Carlotte Lucas – photo by Barbara Evripidou/

Carlotte Lucas

Head of Industry

Carlotte supports the food industry to make delicious and affordable plant-based meat available across Europe, and prepare the sector for the arrival of cultivated meat.

Photo credit: Barbara Evripidou/

Areas of expertise: food industry, sustainable protein ecosystem, market trends, consumer insights, marketing, emerging industry opportunities.

Carlotte (she/her) leads our corporate engagement work, connecting with companies and investors across Europe to encourage investment and innovation in sustainable proteins. Her background is in change management consultancy with Deloitte, supporting companies and stakeholders through large-scale transformations.


Carlotte leads our work with industry. Learn more about the alternative protein sector, and access business and investment resources.

Latest updates from Carlotte

Alternative proteins in European food culture – chefs offer a serving of wisdom at Good Food Conference

Last week’s Good Food Conference was a fantastic opportunity to take stock of how far the global plant-based, cultivated meat…

Enough mycoprotein chicken breast

Europe has almost 50% of global protein fermentation capacity: here’s how to unleash its potential

A new report has shed light on Europe’s potential to become a world leader in producing sustainable food through fermentation…

Neuer Report empfiehlt die Umrüstung von Produktionsanlagen, um die steigende Nachfrage nach pflanzenbasiertem Fleisch zu decken

Ein neuer Report rät Unternehmen, die Fleisch auf pflanzlicher Basis herstellen, Anlagen und Gebäude aus anderen Bereichen der Lebensmittelindustrie umzurüsten…

Could retrofit of existing infrastructure help solve plant-based scalability?

A new report says plant-based meat companies should reuse equipment and buildings built for other parts of the food industry…

Plant-based salmon fillet. Credit Revo Foods

Deutscher Markt für pflanzenbasierte Alternativprodukte wächst 2022 um 11% und trotzt der Inflation

Der deutsche Markt für pflanzliche Alternativprodukte ist 2022 um 11% auf 1,91 Milliarden Euro gewachsen. Dabei sind die Umsätze in…

plant-based pizza

Plant-based sales boast 21% growth since 2020

GFI Europe’s new analysis of NielsenIQ data from 13 countries finds sales of plant-based foods grew to a record €5.7 billion…

Investitionen in europäische Unternehmen für alternative Proteine steigen um 24 % — Deutschland droht Anschluss zu verlieren

In Deutschland sind die Venture-Capital-Investitionen in alternative Proteine auf den Stand von 2020 zurückgefallen — hier ist der Sektor vor…

Investment in sustainable protein up 24% in Europe for 2022 despite global economic turbulence

New data reveals sustainable protein companies across Europe raised €579 million ($622 million) in investment last year – nearly 24% more…